Primetime Pilot Panic: Screenings Updates

Nellie Andreeva

The marathon pilot screenings at the broadcast networks are in full force. While they are rarely the deciding factor in the networks’ final series pickup decisions, they help solidify early standouts’ frontrunner positions and sometimes breathe life into pilots that might have been written off too soon. Here are some … Read More »

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Boris Kodjoe, Tom Arnold And Lenny Clarke Join Pilots

Nellie Andreeva

Undercovers star Boris Kodjoe has joined ABC’s pilot Georgetown, an ensemble drama about young staffers on Capitol Hill. Kodjoe, repped by Gersh and Untitled, will play the Democratic president’s fiercely intelligent senior adviser.

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ABC Pilot Castings: Natalie Dormer To Star In ‘Poe’, Judith Light Joins ‘Kids’

Nellie Andreeva

The Tudors alumna Natalie Dormer is set as the female lead opposite Chris Egan in ABC’s drama pilot Poe. The project, from Warner Bros. TV and Lin Pictures, is a crime procedural following Edgar Allan Poe (Egan), the … Read More »

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ABC Finds Leads For Drama ‘Poe’ And Comedy ‘Other People’s Kids’

By | Friday March 4, 2011 @ 8:45pm PST
Nellie Andreeva

Chris Egan is set as the lead in ABC’s drama pilot Poe. The project, from Warner Bros. TV and Lin Pictures, is a crime procedural following Edgar Allan Poe (Egan), … Read More »

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Silas Weir Mitchell Joins NBC’s ‘Grimm’, Malcolm Barrett To ABC’s ‘Kids’

By | Tuesday February 22, 2011 @ 4:00pm PST
Nellie Andreeva

UPDATED: Prison Break alum Silas Weir Mitchell has landed a lead role opposite David Giuntoli in NBC’s drama pilot Grimm. Created by David Greenwalt and Jim Kouf and to be directed by Marc Buckland, Grimm is described as … Read More »

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ABC Picks Up Multicamera Family Sitcom

Nellie Andreeva

ABC has greenlighted another comedy pilot, Other People’s Kids. The project, from ABC Studios and Brillstein Entertainment Partners, was written by Hunter Covington and centers on a 32-year-old guy with no responsibilities who suddenly finds himself with an insta-family … Read More »

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